Adventure Sports : Elephant Safaris

 

A truly international product, unmatched in value to any other jungle experience, the Elephant Safari in Corbett National Park is one of the most premium jungle experiences that the country has to offer. A combination of Five star jungle hospitality using one of the most premium properties in the Corbett National Park and some of the jungle rest houses deep in the jungles of Corbett National Park over a period of six days you get to experience the wilderness from very close quarters.

Details of the program

• Accommodation inside rathuadab / halduparao FRH have basic accommodation on twin/ triple     sharing basis with non-flushing, Indian style toilets.

• Our support team of 6 persons including certified naturalist, driver, attendants & Chef apart from    mahout would be there to assist you for your Program.

• We provide the linen & other toiletries.

• We also serve continental food on the Program too.

 
 

A  5 nights\6 days package brief itinerary of which is provided below :

Day 01: Delhi/Corbett: O/N The Corbett National Park.
Arrival and check in at Hotel. After a welcome drink and a short briefing on your stay at different lodges. Lunch is served. Proceed for game view drive to Bijrani.

DAY 02: Corbett; O/N Dhikala forest rest house.
Post Breakfast game view drive in Corbett national park for tiger tracking. Drive on to Dhikala Rest House, the natural setting is awesome and the location is picturesque. Lunch/rest/relax and enjoy the panoramic view of the grassland area and its abundant wildlife. The elephant ride from Dhikala provides the opportunity for close viewing of wildlife. O/n stay at Dhikala Forest Rest House.

Day 03: O/N Rathuadab Forest Guest House.
Have a steaming cup of tea before breakfast and you start off early, as it is more rewarding. You may spot chital returning to thick forest after having spent the night feeding in the open; you may even catch a glimpse of a tiger returning after night's hunt. Your elephant will follow game paths through the jungle before entering the Mandal valley. Stop for lunch and short rest. The afternoon safari takes you up a wooded hillside, which has high mountains and thick forests. You follow the Mandal River to Rathuadhab where your camp has been set up for the night.

   
 

DAY 04: O/N Halduparao.
This is the most exciting day as you visit Sonanadi (river of gold) sanctuary. A heaven for wildlife, this sanctuary has recently been included in the Corbett tiger reserve because of abundance of game. On the morning safari, your elephant follows the old bridle path used by British officers who traveled on horses, through the Palain River valley to Mondiapani. There is old forest rest house here where you can stretch your legs and have a quick lunch. After lunch your safari continues through the most beautiful part of your trip. Because of the bamboo forests here, one can expect the wild elephants in this path.

This sanctuary has the largest concentration of elephants. Herds of elephants gather here to satisfy their enormous appetite by feeding on the tender green bamboo. The Palain River is perennial and provides essential water for elephants. Your camp here is on the bank of the river. There is a "Machan" (watch tower) from where you can safely view the game coming to drink and bathe in the river. Overnight stay at the Forest Rest House (FRH).

DAY 05: O/N the
(You can sleep till late today!) after a leisurely breakfast, bid good-bye to your elephant and the mahout. Your jeep will take you back through another part of the Corbett tiger reserve to the Hotel, Corbett Hideaway. On the way, stop for lunch at one of the forest bungalows. You arrive before sundown in time to have dinner and watch a Kumaoni cultural show. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 06: Leave for Delhi after breakfast.